4:8 Concluding these exhortations, Paul calls his readers to a life of obedience, the right response to the peace of God. The virtues listed are not exhaustive but representative, and they come to expression in countless ways (note the repeated “whatever”). Thinking on such things is not an end in itself, but preparation for purposeful action (v. 9).
honorable. The Greek word means “worthy of respect.”
just. See Titus 1:8.
pure. See 1 Tim. 5:22.
lovely . . . commendable. Terms used only here in the New Testament.